Path of Excellence

If you missed our event with Governor Hunt, you won’t want to miss our interview about public education with our state’s greatest champion of public education. Governor Hunt speaks about pre-K, teacher salaries, teacher assistants, school vouchers, the need for bipartisanship in education…and more.

Watch the interview.

Did Your School Make the Grade?

Can a single grade measure anything meaningful, other than poverty?

Learn more about North Carolina A-F school performance grades.

Red4EdNC Joins Forces with PSFNC!

The Red4Ed Teacher Forum features educators sharing their “behind the scenes” insights, including how education policy really impacts the classroom.

See what our teachers have to say!

NC General Assembly in Session

Beginning Wednesday, January 14, 2015 follow what’s happening as our state legislature meets in Raleigh. Read our 2015 LEGISLATIVE PRIORITIES.

Check our legislative update often!

Updated: Impact of the Budget on Public Education

Public Schools First NC wants to be sure you have the facts. Learn more about the current status of the 2015-17 biennial budget and understand how the 2013-15 budget has affected public education.

Find them here.

What We Do

Public Schools First NC is a statewide, nonpartisan organization focused solely on public education issues. We collaborate with teachers, parents, business and civic leaders, students and communities across North Carolina in support of an effective public education system that will prepare each child for life.

Strong public schools are critical for growing our economy and maintaining the vitality of our communities. Our mission is to educate and inform North Carolinians about critical issues that impact our schools, our teachers, and students and to engage all stakeholders in supporting a quality public education system.  Learn more.

Read our 12 Steps to Better Public Schools.

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